Tue Nov 30, 2021 01:18:27
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In the meeting of the Supreme Council of Cyberspace chaired by Dr Rouhani;

Document on Preventing and Combatting the Dissemination of Misinformation, Fake News and Content in Cyberspace approved

The Supreme Council of Cyberspace convened in a meeting on Tuesday chaired by President Dr Hassan Rouhani and approved the 'Document on Preventing and Combatting the Dissemination of Misinformation and Fake News and Content'.

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According to this document, in order to provide effective grounds for crime prevention, the judiciary will take the necessary measures within three months to deal with the dissemination of misinformation and fake news and content that is spread on the Internet and social media.

It was decided that the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance cooperate with the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRBI) to take the necessary measures to implement the accreditation and ranking system, as well as design the annual awarding of the quality mark to the portals and platforms.

The Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance was also tasked with using the capacity of civil society and the media and the mediators of awareness-raising applications to take the necessary steps for verification of information and news published by establishing a reference platform.

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